Example sentences for: jencks

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  • One cannot be conclusive on this but I am impressed at the degree to which serious people--among them for example Christopher Jencks, but also others--were convinced this is an important factor.

  • The Jencks and Swingle article provides some of that necessary missing information for the nation as a whole--as much as the existing statistics can provide.

  • But of course the large outline of this history of how academic qualifications became the key consideration for college and university admissions isn't very secret at all--it's been told by Christopher Jencks and David Riesman in The Academic Revolution , more than 30 years ago, and in other studies of American higher education, and part of the story is also told in The Bell Curve , as you suggest.

  • (So, increasingly, by the way, do a number of "liberal" social policy experts. Read Christopher Jencks and Meredith Phillips' important book The Black-White Test Score Gap .)

  • As Christopher Jencks and Joseph Swingle point out in the current American Prospect , "[t]hese families are only half the story."


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